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March 4, 2016

Judge Claims Immigrant Toddlers Are Able To Represent Themselves ‘Fairly’ In Court
By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

Unaccompanied minors who have lawyers are much better equipped to navigate the legal court system and stay in the country. But only about one-third of children are able to secure an attorney in pending cases. Surveying a decade’s worth of court reports, a Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse report “found that whether or not an unaccompanied juvenile had an attorney was the single most important factor influencing the case’s outcome.”

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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